Tag Archives: cats

Custom Pet Memorial Votive, a Special Gift for Special People

Mothers Day, Fathers Day, Memorial Day, each is a day for a special gift, often something customized. A Custom Pet Memorial Votive is a gift for yourself to remember a beloved animal companion, or to send to a family member or friend to show you remember their companion too. While Memorial Day is a universal […]

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Mail a Note with “Kitties Being Kitties” Notecards

Sometimes the simplicity of a single color line or tone on a beautiful paper stock tells the story. These four cards were my very first set of notecards, which I published in 1992. While in this era we are accustomed to a world of images saturated with color, these detailed ink drawings have just as […]

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If You Enjoy My Feline Artwork, You’ll Enjoy My “Feline Style Sampler”

In autumn 2013 I created this little portfolio piece, Feline Style Sampler, sketches and portraits, to include in presentations to prospective illustration customers to both show a variety of styles of illustration and my ability to design a little book like this and have it printed and bound. I was very pleased with the way […]

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The Magic of a “Snowy Morning”

We finally have some snow! And snowy mornings bring memories. This sketch is from January 2015, inspired by Bella watching a snow flurry. Here’s what I said about it in January 2015: We had some snow this morning. Kittens have only seen snow in the air once before today, and are fascinated. This is Bella […]

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Stocking Up on Accessory Bags

I spent the dreary weekend stocking up on handmade things, like these accessory bags, plus totes, dishtowels and more. But for now, Sienna is most excited about the accessory bags! I create my own “fabric” swatches by pressing the pattern on fabric using a fabric transfer, the kind often used for t-shirts and other garments, […]

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“Scratch Your Claws Here” Mats for People and Cats

Received the mats today! They were cat tested as soon as I put it on the floor in front of me after unwrapping. My cat Frankie the Siamese first sniffed it and within half a minute he was scratching with his butt in the air just like Mimi and the picture on the mat! (Also […]

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Bring an Angel Pet Into the Holidays with a Custom Pet Memorial Votive

Most people have purchased custom pet memorial votives soon after a pet has died whether for themselves or for others. But often the holidays bring up the grief about a pet who died at any time during the year, or even years past. Also, as you cast about for a gift for a family member […]

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Are You Ready for Meow-lo-ween?

It’s that time of the year again! I got the party started at my two events this past weekend with my greeting cards, the favorite Happy Meow-lo-ween garden flag, and a new garden flag for Meow-lo-ween season or any time because it celebrates black cats, who are always good luck if you ask me! Only […]

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“Scratch Your Claws Here” Doormats, or Cat Mats

As you see demonstrated above, Mariposa has a good scratch and poses purrfectly for the camera. I had them on display during my open house, and Mariposa tested and found them good as well as the Brothers Three. This is another project I’ve been waiting to see come to fruition—my own black cat silhouette doormats. […]

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July Feline Featured Artwork and Desktop Calendar: Five Cats and One Box

So what do five cats do with one box? Mewsette is in the box while Giuseppe is checking under the flap of the box, and Jelly Bean is sitting next to the box washing “there”, Mimi is experiencing box envy and planning on how to get into the box, and Mr. Sunshine is looking away, […]

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